Welding - Fall 2017

Safety and Cutting Processes — 3501
WLD 1200 – 3 credits
Richard D. Phinney

This course introduces oxy-fuel and plasma-arc cutting systems. Topics include an intensive introduction to welding safety, proper equipment setup, and operation of oxy-fuel and plasma-arc cutting equipment with emphasis on straight line, curve and bevel cutting. Upon completion, students should be able to oxy-fuel and plasma-arc cut metals of varying thicknesses as well as have an appropriate understanding of welding safety. Eligibility: MAT 0500; must meet minimum reading score: Accuplacer 70+. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Aug 29 – Oct 19 Tue, Thu 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Shielded Metal Arc Welding — 3503
WLD 1350 – 3 credits
Richard D. Phinney

This course introduces the shielded metal arc (stick) welding process. Emphasis is placed on padding, fillet, and groove welds in various positions with SMAW electrodes. Upon completion, students should be able to perform SMAW fillet and groove welds on carbon plate with prescribed electrodes. Eligibility: MAT 0500; must meet minimum reading score: Accuplacer 70+. J spring. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Oct 24 – Dec 14 Tue, Thu 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Gas Metal Arc Welding — 3504
WLD 1360 – 3 credits
Charles W. Holtz

This course introduces gas metal arc (GMAW) welding and flux core arc welding processes (FCAW). Topics include equipment setup and fillet and groove welds with emphasis on application of GMAW and FCAW electrodes on carbon steel plate. Upon completion, students should be able to perform fillet welds on carbon steel in the flat, horizontal, and overhead positions. Eligibility: MAT 0500; must meet minimum reading score: Accuplacer 70+. J spring. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Aug 28 – Oct 23 Mon, Wed 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding — 3505
WLD 1370 – 3 credits
Charles W. Holtz

This course introduces the gas tungsten arc (GTAW) welding process. Topics include correct selection of tungsten, polarity, gas, and proper filler rod with emphasis placed on safety, equipment setup, and welding techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to perform GTAW fillet and groove welds with various electrodes and filler materials. Eligibility: MAT 0500; must meet minimum reading score: Accuplacer 70+. J spring. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Oct 25 – Dec 18 Mon, Wed 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm